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10 things we didn't know last week

  • 6 January 2017
  • From the section Magazine
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1. Emails you send on Mondays contain more grammatical mistakes than those sent on other days.

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2. The Queen of Sweden thinks her palace is haunted by ghosts.

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3. You can use a display computer in an Apple store all day and no-one will ever ask you to leave.

Find out more (Refinery 29)

4. Gary Lineker and Jonathan Agnew regularly receive soiled loo paper in the post.

Find out more (Joe)

5. It's possible to travel by train all the way from Yiwu in eastern China to Barking in east London.

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6. The British government thinks people have £433m of pound coins stashed away in their homes.

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7. In the US, at least one person a week is shot by a toddler.

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8. Only one member of the US Congress identifies as unaffiliated with any religion.

Find out more (The Atlantic)

9. There are 79 organs in the human body, one more than previously thought.

Find out more (The Independent)

10. The most popular condiment eaten with chips in Australia is chicken salt. Which contains no chicken.

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